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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 June 1950Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Daria Nicolodi was born on June 19, 1950 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress and writer, known for Deep Red (1975), Phenomena (1985) and Tenebre (1982).

Trivia (8)

Born at 1:45pm-CET
Mother of Asia Argento.
Long-term partner was Dario Argento; they were never married, though this has been reported in several sources.
Has an apartment in New York.
Has a brother named Lucio.
Has a minor role in every installment of former partner Dario Argento's "Three Mothers" trilogy. Most notably, she provided the voice of Mater Suspiriarum in Suspiria (1977) and played one of that character's victims in Mother of Tears (2007).
Grandmother of Anna Lou Castoldi and Nicola Giovanni Civetta (Asia's children).
During her relationship with sculptor Mario Ceroli (1971-1974) they had a daughter named Anna (born 1973). Anna died in an accident in 1994. Daria's other daughter, Asia Argento, named her daughter Anna Lou in her memory.

Personal Quotes (1)

I wrote Suspuria for Argento... title, subject and script. The inspiration came from a tale my grandmother, Yvonne, used to tell me when I was a child, after an experience she had in a northern acting academy where she discovered the teachers were teaching arts, but also black magic. I was fond of this story of her's more than Pinnocchio by Collodi, and when I told it to Dario it was natural for him to fall in love with it too. It was his first step from thrillers to fantasy-alchemy movies and we did it together.
  • In an interview with Christian Sellers of GoreZone Magazine UK.



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